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RNS Number : 4418N
Keywords Studios PLC
01 February 2021
 

1 February 2021

  

KEYWORDS STUDIOS PLC

("Keywords Studios" or "Company")

EXECUTIVE LTIP - PDMR DEALINGS 

 

Keywords Studios, the international technical services provider to the global video games industry, today announces that, under the terms of the Company's long term incentive plan ("LTIP"), the following awards were granted on 29 January 2021.


 

Director

Type of option

Number of shares subject to option

 Sonia Lashand Sedler, Chief Operating Officer

Nil-cost option

25,000

 

Vesting of the above LTIPs are subject to the achievement of performance conditions based on the Company's Total Shareholder Return ("TSR") versus the FTSE Small Cap Index ("Index") over the 3 year performance period. Threshold vesting (10% of the award) will vest for TSR in line with the Index and full vesting will be earned for exceeding the Index TSR by 20% over the performance period.

 

Notification and public disclosure of transactions by persons discharging managerial responsibilities and persons closely associated with them.

 

 1

 

Details of the person discharging managerial responsibilities / person closely associated

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

 Sonia Lashand Sedler

2

 

Reason for the notification

 

a)

 

Position/status

 

 

Chief Operating Officer

b)

 

Initial notification /Amendment

 

 

Initial Notification

3

 

Details of the issuer, emission allowance market participant, auction platform, auctioneer or auction monitor

 

a)

 

Name

 

 

Keywords Studios PLC

b)

 

LEI

 

 

2138007VR9ZYCWS7VE12

4

 

Details of the transaction(s): section to be repeated for (i) each type of instrument; (ii) each type of transaction; (iii) each date; and (iv) each place where transactions have been conducted

 

 

a)

 

Description of the financial instrument, type of instrument

Ordinary shares of 1p each

 

 

 



Identification code

ISIN: GB00BBQ38507



b)

 

Nature of the transaction

 

 

Grant of nil-cost option over 25,000 Ordinary Shares under the Company's LTIP

c)

 

Price(s) and volume(s)







Price(s)

Volume(s)




Nil Priced

25,000







d)

 

Aggregated information

 

N/A



- Aggregated volume




- Price




e)

 

Date of the transaction

 

 

29 January 2021

f)

 

Place of the transaction

 

 

Outside a Trading Venue

 

For further information, please contact:

 

  Keywords Studios (www.keywordsstudios.com)

  Andrew Day, Chief Executive Officer

  Jon Hauck, Chief Financial Officer

  Joseph Quinn, Investor Relations

+353 190 22 730

 

  Numis Securities

  Stuart Skinner/Kevin Cruickshank/Will Baunton

 

+44 20 7260 1000

 

  MHP Communications (Financial PR)

  Katie Hunt/James Midmer/Charles Hirst

 

 

+44 20 3128 8193

keywords@mhpc.com

 

About Keywords Studios (www.keywordsstudios.com)

 

Keywords Studios is an international technical services provider to the global video games industry. Established in 1998, and now with over 65 facilities in 21 countries strategically located in Asia, the Americas and Europe, it provides integrated art creation, marketing services, software engineering, testing, localization, audio and customer care services across more than 50 languages and 16 games platforms to a blue-chip client base of over 950 clients across the globe. 

 

Keywords Studios has a strong market position, providing services to 23 of the top 25 most prominent games companies, including Activision Blizzard, Bandai Namco, Bethesda, Electronic Arts, Konami, Microsoft, Riot Games, Square Enix, Supercell, TakeTwo, Epic Games and Ubisoft. Recent titles worked on include Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Anthem, Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Valorant, League of Legends, Fortnite, Clash Royale and Doom Eternal. Keywords Studios is listed on AIM, the London Stock Exchange regulated market (KWS.L).

 

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